Lemongrass Organic Essential Oil (10ml)

Lemongrass Organic Essential Oil (10ml)
Categories: SkincareEssential Oils
Brand: Lily and Loaf
13 GBP
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A stimulating, uplifting and revitalising herbaceous aroma that can help heighten awareness and promote a positive outlook, boosting self-esteem, confidence, and mental strength. Lemongrass essential oil is extracted from Cymbopogon flexuosus, also known as ‘oil grass’, from the fresh or partly-dried leaves by steam distillation. It is also known as Indian Verbena or Indian Melissa oil and is used in Ayurveda, the ancient traditional art of healing. Lemongrass contains citral which provides the main flavour in lemon peel, which is said to help fight fatigue, and refresh a tired body and mind. Lemongrass oil is believed to relieve nervous exhaustion, jet lag, tension, headaches, and low mood, and helps to tone muscles and tissue, hence relieving muscle discomfort. Like citronella, it can be used to repel insects and mosquitos and is also a fragrant way of keeping a pet free of fleas and ticks. Aromatic Description: Lemony, fresh Plant Part: Aerial parts Source: India Extraction method: Steam distillation How to use essential oils Massage – Both body and facial massage can benefit from the intoxicating aroma of essential oils. Always ensure that you add the essential oil to a carrier oil first, and never apply directly to your skin. A carrier oil, also known as base oil, is used to dilute essential oils before they applied to the skin. Bathing – There is no better way to unwind than in an essential oil bath, calming oils like Lavender and Clary Sage are especially relaxing. Add 5-10 drops in a bath and disperse vigorously before entering the bath. Steam inhalation – This is a really good way of helping to relieve blocked sinuses or congestion. Eucalyptus is one of the most popular oils for this. Fill a large bowl with hot (not boiling water), add 3-4 drops of your chosen oil then lean over the bowl placing a towel over your head and slowly breathe in the until you start to feel relief. Diffusers – There are many diffusers available, one of the most popular being an ul